- Thursday, December 07, 2017 8:54 AM
Skopje, 7 December 2017 (MIA) - Prime Minister Zoran Zaev is to attend Thursday the International Conference for Stronger Integration in the Balkans which takes place in Sofia.
The conference, which will be opened by Bulgarian PM Boyko Borissov and the World Bank Chief Executive Officer, Kristalina Georgieva, will be divided into two sessions, the first on transport and trade connectivity, and the second on building regional IT and technology clusters in the Balkans with a special focus on investing in people and job-creating skills acquisition.
Zaev, accompanied by Deputy PM for Economic Affairs Koco Angjusev, Finance Minister Dragan Tevdovski and Minister of Transport and Communications Goran Sugareski, arrived late Wednesday in Sofia from Brussels where he met high officials of the European Parliament and the European Commission.
The conference attendees will also include Ana Brnabic, Prime Minister of Serbia, Edi Rama, Prime Minister of Albania, Filip Vujanovic, President of Montenegro, Hashim Thaci, President of Kosovo, Mirko Sarovic, Deputy Chairman of the Council of Ministers and Minister of Foreign Trade and Economic Relations of Bosnia and Herzegovina as well as Johannes Hahn, EU Commissioner for European Neighbourhood Policy and Enlargement Negotiations. sk/08:49
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